Helen Hightower Shealy (Barnwell)

Funeral services for Helen Black Hightower Shealy, 96, of Barnwell will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 6, 2018 in the Mole Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rommie Martin officiating. Burial will follow in the Reedy Branch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral home, 9399 Patterson St., Barnwell, SC 29812.

Helen went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

She was born on May 4, 1921 in Barnwell County and was a daughter of the late Milledge F. and Ellen M. Carter Black. She was a member of Ashleigh Baptist Church. She had worked for the Palm Beach Company, Barnwell County Hospital and was secretary of the Local Woodmen of the World (local camp).

She is survived by three sons, Ted F. (Connie) Hightower of Savannah, Ga., Rev. H. Dean (Bobbie) Hightower of La Grange, N.C., and R. Patrick (Eula) Hightower of West Columbia; sister, Lois Black Sanders of Barnwell; 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, H. E. Hightower and James C. Shealy; her brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Blondell Black; and brother-in-law, Pat Sanders.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Ashleigh Baptist Church, 14315 Hwy. 3, Blackville.

Mole Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign the online register at molefh.com.